On this May 4th, also known as Star Wars Day, Disney has announced via Twitter that it is in production of a new Star Wars feature film as well as has a new series under development which will premiere on Disney+.

The film, to be written and directed by Taika Waititi (Thor: RagnarokJojo Rabbit), will be cowritten by Krysty Wilson-Cairns (Penny Dreadful). No timeline for release has been announced.

The television series, headed for Disney+, will be written and produced by Emmy Award winner Leslye Headland, who will also serve as its show runner. This project is in addition to the Obi-Wan Kenobi series announced last year which will feature Ewan McGregor as the titular character.

In addition, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is now available on Disney+, marking the last of the nine main films to be added to the streaming service.

Looking forward to more Star Wars Day news? We’ll be here as it happens.

May the 4th be with you!

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Christopher Kalanderopoulos founded Eggplante in 2009 to cover one event in Los Angeles. It never occurred to him that it would make him the Editor of an online magazine for the next decade. He spends most of his time gaming, backing cool Kickstarter projects, and hanging out with his wicked cool nieces and nephews.

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